A thousand years ago, Scots, Picts and Vikings fought for power and wealth in the land we now know as Scotland.

Your mission is to find out what it was really like for these people looking south, east, north or west. Step into the shoes of an important character from Scotland’s history.

Experience their challenges, victories and defeats. Find out what drove them to act in the way they did. Maps, sounds and photographs will aid your adventure, as well as original evidence from the National Museum of Scotland’s collection.

Can you handle the challenge? Then let the adventure begin…


select south on compass
select east on compass
select west on compass

Use the compass to select a direction, then decide who you’d like to be.

There are 13 missions to choose from.

Good luck!

resource packs
select credits
select north on compass